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Recent News

New global health initiative for genomic surveillance of antimicrobial resistance funded by NIHR

The Centre for Genomic Pathogen Surveillance to house the Global Health Research Unit to monitor antibiotic resistant bacteria around the globe

MRSA emerged years before methicillin was even discovered

Study shows that Staphylococcus aureus acquired the mecA methicillin resistance gene in the mid-1940s

'Superbugs' study reveals complex picture of E. coli bloodstream infections

Genetic study of E. coli showed that drug resistant ‘superbugs’ don't always out-compete other strains.